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West Seattle High-Rise Bridge on Track to Reopen Mid 2022

The West Seattle High-Rise Bridge will soon become a "very active construction site," according to an update from the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)....
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Catch Up on Development in the Roosevelt Station Area

When we last covered new development coming to the Roosevelt Station area, the Link light rail Northgate extension was still over two years away...
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With Light Rail’s Arrival, Northgate Urban Center Takes Shape

Transportation infrastructure for walking and biking in the Northgate Station area has received a boost as Link light rail arrives in the neighborhood. With...

Apartment Production Declines toward a 5-Year Low in Seattle Metro

The numbers come from a new national report, but data from the City of Seattle also indicates a sustained decrease in housing production. According...
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New Designs Expand Possibilities for Tiny Houses as Emergency Shelter

As the homelessness crisis deepens its impact across the U.S., Washington State designers are improving tiny house designs with the goal of bringing more...

Fast Growing Issaquah Plans for More Density – and Sprawl

With their Central Issaquah Plan, zoning updates, and planned communities, in recent years the City of Issaquah has experienced a steady increase in new...

Highrises Spread into UW Campus – U District Development Spree Part 3

With highrises emerging from the University District, neighboring University of Washington (UW) is also preparing to join in on the developing skyline. Of the...

A Skyline by UW – U District Development Spree Part 2

When we last covered highrise development in the U District, there were only eight highrise projects somewhere along the permitting and construction process. That...